Have you ever wanted to watch a live event but couldn’t find your headphones, so you turned on the captions? Or maybe you didn’t quite catch the last few talking points from your favorite podcast, so you decided to read the transcript instead? If so, you probably understand the importance and convenience of having alternative ways to access audio and video content.
In this session, you’ll learn about the specific WCAG standards for audio-only, video-only, and multimedia content. We will explore methods and services for generating and managing captions and transcripts in your media and provide resources to help you get started with making inclusive media content. This knowledge will also help you design and build the appropriate layouts and features in your digital products to accommodate users with different environmental and sensory needs, such as the millions of people with hearing loss or visual impairment worldwide.